Business Unit Manager
Management Recruiters of Person County - Columbia, SC

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Job Description
: Title: Business Unit Manager

Location: Columbia, SC

Salary: $70,000 - $75,000

How to Apply: Submit your resume in WORD to Sherri Buckner at

Summary: Coordinates and supervises key activities related to the manufacture of finished goods in the plastic injection production area. Provides capable leadership and motivation to associates and other supervisory staff. Effectively executes all activities in compliance with the highest safety, quality, service and total cost objectives of the business at all times. Reports financial, technical, safety, personnel, and other pertinent information in a regular and timely fashion. Candidate must have strong business skills and financial acumen; ability to run a business to a tight budget. The ideal candidate will have plant management or operations management experience over a small manufacturing plant.

Essential Functions:

· Responsible for providing effective leadership and coordination to achieve departmental objectives performance (safety, quality, cost, service, GMP compliance, associate motivation/morale).

· Execution of duties is accomplished through direction, coordination and monitoring of the performance of shift supervisors, associates and support group activities consistent with the stated objectives of the Business Unit.

· Prepares and presents the detailed annual budget and prepares quarterly financial reforecast

· Originates and/or is a key participant in developing, planning, executing and maintaining safety, quality and cost reduction programs for their respective area.

· Coordinates activities to ensure departmental compliance to all Federal, State, Local and Company regulatory requirements. These elements include FDA, EPA, OSHA, ISO, DHEC, EEOC and Company polices relative to the manufacture of product, lot control requirements, documentation requirements, housekeeping, preventative maintenance, calibration, associate training and safety (equipment, associate and material).

· Analyze production schedules provided by the Materials Control or PIC function and actively review with these functions any changes needed to maximize operating efficiencies and service levels within the approved financial and quality plan. Will serve as manufacturing representative when conducting FWOs (Factory Work Orders), investigates alternate materials/processes and implements revision of any specifications or documentation within the department.

· Ascertains and maintains the accuracy of production and waste reporting submitted to Accounting such that financial statements forwarded to Division accurately depicts the true financial status of operations within their respective area.

· Originates and prepares requests for capital funding (CB-2) as needed to meet required manufacturing goals.

· Plays a primary role in ongoing support and leadership of the cultural transformation process.

· Maintain Departmental Procedures and forms within respective area.

· Assists in formalizing and coordinating training activities for respective Business Unit, in conjunction with Human Resource Training Administrator.

· Address and resolve any payroll or production and waste reporting issues or Shop Floor (if applicable) with Accounting on an as-needed basis.

Requirements: *
  • Required a BS or BA degree in technical or business related field and minimum of 4 years of high volume manufacturing related experience in manufacturing facility with demonstrated skills in effective management, planning, supervision, administration and associate relations. Prefer background in regulated (FDA) industry in a managerial or supervisory capacity. *

  • Must have demonstrated leadership abilities; excellent organizational & critical thinking skills; high sense of urgency; strongly motivated; balanced perspective; and an effective communicator at all levels. MUST have financial / full budgetary experience. *

  • Experience in developing and managing to departmental budgets strongly desired *

  • Experience in medical device manufacturing, and experience with Lean Manufacturing and SAP highly desirable *

  • Injection Molding experience

Education: BS or BA required

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KEY WORDS: Injection, Injection Molding, Supervisor, Production, Manager